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LARGO — The City Commission asked the city attorney to draft a possible transparency regulation covering retail stores selling dogs and cats that operate in the city during its Jan. 14 work session.

LARGO — Traditionally, Santa Claus is carried on a sled powered by his magical reindeer. But, hey, this is Florida. Sleds and reindeer are in short supply, so head to downtown Largo on Saturday, Dec. 21, and you might catch a glimpse of the big man himself rolling down the street on a motorc…

If there’s any lesson to be learned from this year’s Best of Largo winners, it’s that determination and passion pay off. Three of the four winners in the contest that honors the city’s small businesses are repeat champions, and show no signs of giving up their titles. 

LARGO – Three Pinellas County military organizations – the St. Petersburg and Clearwater chapters of the Military Officers Association of America and the Military Organization of World Wars — hosted an event honoring National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at the Bayou Club.

Though the attack on Pearl Harbor, which led to the United States' entry into World War II, is remembered nationally on Dec. 7 each year, the MOAA and MOWW program took place Dec. 6.

We live in the digital age of genealogy research. Every day more records are being digitized and made available to us. Those records can range from indexes to actual documents. We know, of course, that most records are not digitized and so our search strategies must include the skills necess…

LARGO — A local resident alleges Largo police unlawfully detained him and altered arrest documents in a lawsuit.

LARGO — For more than a year and a half, members of city staff and the police department have sought answers on how to identify and help Largo’s homeless population. 

On Nov. 9, 22 visitors from Kami City, Japan, gathered with Largo Lions Club members and local dignitaries to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the sister city agreement that has forged a special, enduring relationship for generations.

LARGO — On a night when city leaders praised finance officials for their efforts in paying off about $27 million in loans for the Highland Recreation Complex and Largo Community Center, they also approved a 20-year loan for as much as $61.7 million for a new facility at the wastewater treatm…

LARGO — The Largo Public Library has a long and storied history in the community. But its story wouldn’t be nearly as successful without the volunteers and benefactors that work each day to make it one of the most acclaimed libraries in the entire state.

LARGO — Largo is home to some of the biggest businesses in the county and state, such as Tech Data and BIC Graphic. But its 4,000-plus small businesses are truly the community’s backbone, which is why the city of Largo and Largo Leader are teaming up again during Small Business Month for the…

LARGO — A $25 million project to move City Hall back downtown took a small step forward Oct. 15 when city commissioners gave staff the green light to negotiate a contract with its top-ranked architectural firm for the first phase of the undertaking.

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